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Press Release: Cooper Instruments Announces Updates to Product Line FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

COOPER INSTRUMENTS & SYSTEMS ANNOUNCES UPDATES TO PRODUCT LINE

January 6, 2015

Warrenton, VA

Cooper Instruments & Systems announced on Tuesday that they have expanded and updated their product line.

The ACX-1 Aircraft Cable Tension Meter replaces the ACX, the TX-1 and LX-1 Digital Tension Meters have replaced the TX and LX, and the STX-1 Digital Strap Tension Meter takes the place of the STX. All of the new products feature updated technology and software versus their predecessors. Other improvements include color screens, instead of black and white, and the new ability to define an acceptable tension range.

Cooper has also updated their WTM 502 Wire Tension Meter. New features include: backlight, data collection, up to 20 wire rope calibrations and enhanced display interface.

Cooper Instruments has also added the LR-19 Series Linear Position Sensors and LR-27 Series Linear Induction Sensors to their offerings from Alliance Sensors Group.

Cooper Instruments & Systems is a worldwide leading supplier of force and pressure measurement instrumentation, sensor systems and custom calibration services. Since opening for business in 1988, their products and systems have been used extensively around the globe.

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For more information about Cooper Instruments & Systems, please contact Rex Cooper at (800) 344-3921 or email sales@cooperinstruments.com.

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Press Release: Cooper Instruments & Systems Announces Online Ordering

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COOPER INSTRUMENTS & SYSTEMS ANNOUNCES ONLINE ORDERING

August 5, 2014

Warrenton, VA

Cooper Instruments & Systems proudly announces the launch of their new eCommerce online ordering system. Recognizing the needs and wishes of both their domestic and international clientele, Cooper Instruments has implemented 24/7 online ordering of their wide selection of load cells, pressure transducers, digital instrumentation and related force measurement equipment.

“We are excited to be offering online ordering to our customers,” said Rex Cooper, President and CEO of Cooper Instruments. He continued, “We understand that eCommerce has become the preferred method of purchasing for many organizations. We hope that our customers find this service to be a valuable addition to the many other services Cooper Instruments can offer.”

Cooper went on to say that the company encourages its customers to share feedback regarding their experience the new online ordering system and added that, as always, the company’s sales team continues to be available by phone to help with orders at 800-344-3921.

Cooper Instruments & Systems is a worldwide leading supplier of force and pressure measurement instrumentation, sensor systems and custom calibration services. Since opening for business in 1988, their products and systems have been used extensively around the globe.

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For more information about Cooper Instruments & Systems, please contact Rex Cooper at (800) 344-3921 or email sales@cooperinstruments.com.

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Cooper Instruments Is Global: Ships to Asia

Cooper Instruments & Systems is pleased to serve clients around the globe, from the United States to Europe and Asia. Growth projections in Asia mean that they will be able to offer high-standard products more easily in the future.

Warrenton, VA (SBWire) July 8, 2014 – The IMF’s growth projections of 5.4% for 2014 and 5.5% for 2015 for Asia are beneficial for Cooper Instruments & Systems, as they will bolster the company’s finances and allow them to provide superior service for their clients around the globe.

“We couldn’t be happier with the projections in Asia,” a representative from Cooper Instruments & Systems reported. “It seems like 2015 will be a very positive year for us as a company, and this means that we’ll be able to expand and enhance our operations for all of our clients, no matter where they are located.”

It’s not just the growth projections that are giving Cooper Instruments & Systems something to celebrate. It’s also that vehicle sales in vital markets like China are booming. As Cooper Instruments & Systems works extensively with auto manufacturers and the auto industry, this means business will be better than ever.

“It’s good to know that more people around the world are owning cars,” the Cooper Instruments & Systems representative went on to say. “It’s not just that it’s good for our business, though; it’s a sure sign that the economy as a whole is improving, since more and more people can afford to buy vehicles. It’s a win-win situation for everybody, as far as we’re concerned.”

China’s automotive market growth is particularly impressive, as in 2013 it was the first nation to report over 20 million automotive units sold.

“Even more impressive is that, even with these remarkable numbers coming out of China, it still remains a nation with low car ownership over all,” the Cooper Instruments & Systems representative said. “There is lots of room for growth.”

It is estimated that there are only 120 million vehicles in China, which is extremely low for a country that has nearly a billion and a half people. Only time will tell where the Asian market will go, but Cooper Instruments & Systems is looking forward to the future, and will continue to serve its clients, both new and old, with diligence and care.

About Cooper Instruments & Systems
Since 1988, Cooper Instruments & Systems has been a worldwide leading supplier of force and pressure instrumentation, sensor systems and custom calibration services. Cooper Instruments & Systems offers equipment such as load cells, torque cells, force and pressure sensors, torque gages, pressure transducers, pressure gages, digital instrumentation, hand-helds, test stands, custom test stands, and more. For more information, please visit CooperInstruments.com.

Cooper Instruments Partners with Alliance Sensors

Cooper Instruments & Systems is proud to announce a new distribution partnership with Alliance Sensors Group, makers of innovative position sensors and related electronics. The first link below point to an article detailing how products from Alliance Sensors can be used in real world applications, such as monitoring highway bridges. The second is an article on the different technologies used in position feedback sensors.

In this article published at Sensors Online, Edward Herceg, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Alliance Sensors Group a div of H.G. Schaevitz LLC, explores:

  • The importance of monitoring our country’s aging bridges to prevent costly and dangerous failures
  • How strain gauges, inclinometers and linear position sensors can be used to detect different types of displacements and shifts that bridge structures undergo
  • How Alliance Sensors Group’s LV-45 series inductive linear position sensors are being used to measure movements of a bridge relative to the pier, enabling earlier and more accurate detection of structural instability

Click here to view the article.

A second article, entitled “Position Sensor Technology Comparison for Hydraulic Cylinder Feedback”, also written by Edward Herceg, can be found at Pneumatics Online. This article:

  • Discusses the three technologies traditionally used in position feedback sensors for hydraulic or pneumatic cylinders – magnetostrictive, variable resistance, and variable inductance sensors
  • Discusses the fundamentals of each technology, including types of applications or situations to which each is best suited
  • Includes a chart which gives side-by-side comparison of the differences between each technology
  • Concludes that although each technology has its applications, recent electronic advancements and the flexibility of package designs make variable inductance sensors very cost effective for mainstream in-cylinder applications

Click here to view the article.

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Press Release: Cooper Instruments & Systems Uses Social Media to Connect with Customers

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Cooper Instruments & Systems Uses Social Media to Connect with Customers

Cooper Instruments & Systems has found social media to be an excellent means of developing exposure and communicating with clients and customers. The company’s consistent use of Facebook, as well as the content it shares, has helped it establish its name on the Internet.

 

Warrenton, VA (SBWire) April 29, 2014 – While Cooper Instruments & Systemsis focused on developing and supplying complex systems and technologies to a variety of companies and industries, the company also understands the importance of connecting with clients at a grassroots level. That’s why Cooper Instruments & Systems has chosen to develop a social media presence. The company appreciates opportunities to communicate with customers and clients through different channels, and have found Facebook and LinkedIn to be especially helpful.

Cooper Instruments & Systems’ Facebook page has noticed positive growth over the last year, and has quickly become one of the company’s top channels of communication. As of this release, the page has more than 300 ‘likes,’ and this number is growing. The company attributes much of its growth to consistent posting and interaction. Cooper Instruments & Systems averages five to seven posts a week, and believes the steady flow of information is helpful and interesting to followers. They typically post links to useful articles in related industries, as well as links to information on new product releases. The company also uses the page to post pictures from recent events and to provide contact information for potential clients and customers.

While Facebook is the company’s primary method of social media interaction, Cooper Instruments & Systems also has a LinkedIn presence. This page is still young, but will be an excellent opportunity for corporate visibility in the near future. It allows employees to link their profiles to the company, and lets clients follow for up-to-date information and news.

Like many companies in different industries, Cooper Instruments & Systems has found social media to be a useful method of interaction and advertising. The company is hoping to expand its online presence in the future in an attempt to connect with existing clients and future customers as effectively as possible.

About Cooper Instruments & Systems

Since 1988, Cooper Instruments & Systems has been a worldwide leading supplier of force and pressure instrumentation, sensor systems and custom calibration services. Cooper Instruments & Systems offers equipment such as load cells, torque cells, force and pressure sensors, torque gages, pressure transducers, pressure gages, digital instrumentation, hand-helds, test stands, custom test stands, and more. For more information, please visit CooperInstruments.com.

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For more information about the Dytran 5340 Accelerometer or Cooper Instruments & Systems, please contact Rex Cooper at (800) 344-3921 or emailThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.‘; document.getElementById(‘cloak94009’).innerHTML += ‘‘+addy_text94009+”; //–> .

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Press Release: Cooper Announces Partnership with Dytran, Accelerometer

Cooper Instruments & Systems has announced a new partnership with Dytran Instruments, Inc. Cooper Instruments’ President, Rex Cooper, says “Although our partnership with Dytran is fairly new, it is built on relationships with their reps and managers that have been developed over many years.” As a result of this partnership, Cooper Instruments will now be adding a new accelerometer to their product line, the Dytran 5340.

Purchase of the Dytran 5340 will include a USB triaxial DC response accelerometer, 15-foot 4-pin to USB cable assembly,

VibraScout Data Acquisition Software, and VibraScout Windows- compatible Post Processor Software on CD (no license required). In addition to the vibration measurement system, the only required hardware is a personal computer and a USB port.

Offered with a ±16g full scale range, the variable capacitance (VC) accelerometer combines an integrated VC chip in a hermetically sealed titanium housing weighing 17 grams, and is offered with a low-end frequency response down to DC (0 Hz) and an upper frequency range of 1,100 Hz. Units are rugged to 10,000g shock and operate from +3.8 to +6.0 VDC power.

The software package supplied with each system allows for real time, three-directional acceleration acquisition (including Static Inclination) along with real-time temperature monitoring. The standard USB protocol handles all the sensor communications with the PC and provides the following information: storage of acceleration and temperature information; real-time scrolling plots of acceleration data with display of min, max and mean; real-time logging of data to delimited file for importing into Excel; both auto and smart triggering modes; digital filters to improve signal/noise ratio; real-time data compression to Fast Fourier Transform (FFT); and much more.

Features of the VibraScout™ Post Processor software include: plot-recorded data from the software; zoom and select a specific timeframe of recorded data for post processing; reproduce interpolated oversampled data to provide better resolution of vibration signals; multiple file types to export to including ASCII, time history .JPG files, TDMS binary files of time history data readable in Microsoft Excel, PSD and FFT plots in Joint Photographic file format; and display of recorded average temperature.

Cooper Instruments & Systems is a worldwide leading supplier of force and pressure measurement instrumentation, sensor systems and custom calibration services. Since opening for business in 1988, their products and systems have been used extensively around the globe.

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Press Release: Cooper Introduces Model 7i

We have announced a new product that has been added to our catalog. The Model 7i Force/Torque Gauge will bring additional options to our electronic gauge offerings.

A progression of Models 3i and 5i which were introduced last year, the Model 7i offers more advanced features than its predecessors. Like the 3i and 5i, the 7i indicators work with new Plug & Test ™ technology, which allows all calibration and configuration data to be stored within the sensor’s smart connector instead of the indicator, making true interchangeability of sensors possible. Features unique to the 7i include high speed data capture – the 7i can capture and store up to 5,000 continuous data points at a rate of up to 14,000 readings per second. This unique function is ideal for capturing switch activation forces, sharp breaks, and other short-duration applications. The data acquisition rate is variable and can be slowed to also capture longer events, such as structure relaxation. The 7i also allows for integration of a  footswitch / automation system to improve testing ergonomics and efficiency; no need for multiple key presses. Up to three steps may be programmed for a single footswitch activation.

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Press Release: Cooper Announces New Products

We have announced new products that have been added to our catalog. The LXT 980 and LXT 981 torque sensors will bring additional options to our torque sensor offerings, while the Series 2 digital force gauge is an economical solution for tension and compression force testing.

LXT 980/981
The LXT 980/981 torque sensors can be used for measuring torque forces from 0 to 2000NM bi-directionally. The two models, the LXT 980 and LXT 981 differ in their stated accuracy (0.2% of full scale for the 980 vs. 0.1% for the 981) and their linearity specifications (<±0.2%ME for the 980 and <±0.1%ME for the 981). In other respects, the technical specifications for the two models are similar. Both operate on the non-contact principle, meaning that the sensor is maintenance-free and operational over a wide temperature range, from -30°C to +85°C. These torque sensors are highly tolerant of dynamic loads and offer integrated signal conditioning, among other features.

Series 2
The Series 2 Economical Digital Force Gauge is a new offering from Mark-10, for whom Cooper Instruments has been an authorized distributor for many years. This gauge is designed for use in tension and compression force testing applications up to 100 lbs. With a large, back-lit graphic display the gauge shows peak tension and compression values captured using the 500 Hz sampling rate. Users can select from three units of measurement (lb, kg, N) and can choose to power the unit with an AC adapter (optional) or 9V battery. This unit is designed with an ergonomic, reversible aluminum housing that allows for hand-held use or fixture mounting and is rugged enough to withstand use in production environments as well as laboratories.

Please contact one of our knowledgeable sales staff if you’d like to know more about these new instruments. You can reach them by calling (800) 344-3921 or emailing sales@cooperinstruments.com.

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Press Release: MasterLink 3000

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COOPER INSTRUMENTS & SYSTEMS INTRODUCES MASTERLINK 3000 WIRELESS LOAD CELL AMPLIFIER

July 23, 2012
Warrenton, VA

Cooper Instruments & Systems now offers the MasterLink 3000, a wireless load cell amplifier that can be connected directly to a standard strain gage load cell, pressure transducer or torque transducer that has an integral connector. If the device does not have a connector, the MasterLink 3000 also has the option to accept flying leads. The MasterLink 3000 amplifier transmits readings from the device to either a handheld display, an analog output or a USB interface.

Among its features, the MasterLink 3000 boasts a wireless signal range of up to 150 feet, with an extended range option available. The MasterLink 3000 software also allows for the full configuration of the system by the user. Other features include:

  • a spectrum analyzer that allows the user to determine an optimal channel selection
  • ability to monitor signal health
  • calibration through a nine point direct input or via applied load
  • ability to monitor battery voltage
  • peak/valley capture
  • up to 40 hours of operation on a rechargeable battery

Cooper Instruments’ President Rex Cooper says:

There’s simply nothing like it on the market. This product is a one size fits all solution that can be applied whether the user needs to measure tension, compression, pressure or torque. It can be used by engineers and researchers in any industry from aerospace to automotive to healthcare and more. Anyone who needs to power and transmit data wirelessly from their testing device to a computer or handheld readout would be well-served by this product.

Cooper Instruments & Systems is a worldwide leading supplier of force and pressure measurement instrumentation, sensor systems and custom calibration services. Since opening for business in 1988, their products and systems have been used extensively around the globe.

 

The Farnborough International Airshow is NEXT WEEK!!

Don’t forget that Cooper Instruments will be attending the Farnborough International Airshow from July 9-13! Over our 20+ years in business, we’ve had the pleasure of working with companies like Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Lisi Aerospace, Champion Aerospace, Aerojet, Pioneer Aerospace and many others. We offer a variety of testing solutions for companies in the aerospace industry, such as our ACX Aircraft Cable Tension Meter, load cells for aircraft weighing or torque systems for numerous applications.

Please look for us at the US Pavilion. We’re excited for the opportunity to meet with customers both old and new!

As always, if you have any questions related to this material, our support staff at Cooper Instruments is available to help. Contact them by calling (800) 344-3921 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.”>sales@cooperinstruments.com.

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